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Usage examples for mummification

  1. Even if the practice of mummification had exerted no other noteworthy effect in the history of the world, this fact alone would have given it a pre- eminent place. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  2. Multitudes are buried in the river, the stream is a tomb, and the place of mummification is a canal. – The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians by E. A. Wallis Budge
  3. The importance attached to this aim was intimately associated with the development of the practice of mummification. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  4. The next change is that of desiccation or mummification; the cord becomes reddish- brown, then flattened and shrivelled, then translucent and of the colour of parchment, and falls off about the fifth day. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  5. But it was not merely in the acquisition of a knowledge of material facts that mummification exerted its influence. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  6. But in addition to stimulating the development of the first real architecture and the art of mummification other equally far- reaching results in the region of ideas and beliefs grew out of these practices. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
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